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Why IIoT Security Leaders Should Worry About Cyberattacks Like WannaCry

Published: 30 January 2018

ID: G00347487

Analyst(s): Barika Pace

Summary

WannaCry made recent headlines as a traditional cybersecurity attack. Security and risk management leaders must consider the risk that traditional IT network vulnerabilities have on IoT devices within OT-centric enterprises.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Break IT and OT Silos
  • Create a Risk View That Factors in IT/OT Convergence
  • Segment Where Possible

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